Language Arts

Voyages in English 6 Resources

6GRD

The first trip through Voyages in English 6 was a bumpy one for me.  I hadn’t reviewed grammar in YEARS.  As a writer, I was comfortable using grammar, but I had no idea what to CALL everything.  Additionally, the assigned outlines in the MoDG 6 syllabus threw me for a loop.  The example outline didn’t […]

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Dialogue Punctuation Memory Hook

Language Arts

I have tried for YEARS to get my kids to do quote mark punctuation correctly. The above image is the only thing that has solved the problem.  We draw a mouth, with laugh lines, and a beauty mark.  These are your quotes, words, and punctuation positioning.  Silly, but it’s helped me stop banging my head […]

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Capitalization Tip

Language Arts

Lots of elementary teachers use the proofreading acronym COPS. Capitalization Order Punctuation Spelling They also use MINTS for capitalization.  Month, “I” as a word, Names, Titles, Start the Sentence. But that one didn’t work for us. We needed the “starting a sentence” to come first.  And where were initials and abbreviations?  Starting dialogue in the […]

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Intermediate Language Lessons COLOR images

4GRD

Click the images to see full size. HERE THEY ARE AS PDF 1 and PDF 2 Lesson 1 Lesson 9 Lesson 61 Lesson 79 Lesson 83 Missing 98 Same problem here. No artist. Here’s something similar. Lesson 111 Lesson 117 Lesson 126 Lesson 137 Missing 152 Same artist, same title. Can’t find the one with the chickens. […]

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Primary Language Lessons COLOR images

3GRD

I am missing TWO.  All of the rest have one or more versions from which to choose. Click the images to see full size.  I will be printing them out as 4×6 or 5×7, whatever size the art cards are, and I will keep them in the same folders. HERE THEY ARE AS 5x7s PDF   […]

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Sound Beginnings 4-Day Conversion

2GRD

Sound Beginnings is listed in the syllabus according to the “Days” of the internal scheduling of the book. Since it just says “Day 1, Day 2″ and I’m going to have to go look up the actual assignment anyway, it doesn’t foul up anything (so far) for me to follow my own reworked version of […]

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A Peek Inside: Sound Beginnings

2GRD

  Like Writing Road to Reading, this is one of the more controversial book in the curriculum, if you can really call anything 2GRD “controversial.”  It’s expensive.  It’s strange.  Some of the lessons plans are really uneven.  It is a FIRST GRADE learn-to-read program being used as a 2GRD spelling program…AND it’s a different marking […]

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A Peek Inside Primary Language Lessons

3GRD

PLL is a very sweet little language book.  It focuses on using the right tense in a sentence, retelling stories, using complete sentences when we answer people, and copy work.  As copying is a really difficult area for my third grader, we do this work orally most of the time.  Below is a picture of […]

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